Directions to the Environmental Center and Shuts Environmental Library
One Nature's Way, Lancaster, PA, 17602 -76.277679 40.012813
Phone Number: 717-295-2055
From Lancaster: Follow South Duke Street through the city, and cross over the Conestoga River. Pass the Park entrance after the bridge; make the next right onto Eshelman Mill Road. Pass Golf Road and the Maintenance Compound on your right, and stay to the right at the Y; the Environmental Center is on the right just after the Y. Shuts Environmental Library shares the Environmental Center parking lot.
From Quarryville and Points South: Follow Route 222 North toward Willow Street. As you approach Willow Street, turn right at the second stoplight onto Eshelman Mill Road and travel about 3 miles. Pass the first Park entrance on your left and continue across the bridge; the Library and Environmental Center are on the left. The entrance is just beyond the barn.
From the South: Follow Route 272 North; turn right at the traffic light just beyond the Kendig Square Shopping Center (Route 741/222) in the town of Willow Street. Then turn left at the next light onto Eshelman Mill Road and travel about 3 miles. Pass the first Park entrance on your left and continue across the bridge; the Library and Environmental Center are on the left. The entrance is just beyond the barn.
From Chester County and East: Follow Route 30 West toward Lancaster. (As you enter the Lancaster area, you will pass the outlets and shopping centers.) When you get to McDonalds and East Towne Mall on the left, head straight and follow Route 462 West; turn left onto Strasburg Pike. Make the next right onto Millport Road. Go straight through the next light (Lampeter Road) and pass Rocky Springs Bowling Lanes on your right. At the top of the hill, turn left onto Eshelman Mill Road Pass Golf Road and the Maintenance Compound on right, and stay to the right at the Y. The Environmental Center and Library are on the right just after the Y.
From York County and West: Take Route 30 East and exit at Walnut Street. Turn right. Continue to the third traffic light and turn left onto Broad Street. Continue to the third light again. Go straight and down the hill to the next traffic light. Turn left onto Duke Street and continue straight. At the crest of the hill, turn right onto Eshelman Mill Road. Continue to the Y, bearing right and the Center is ahead on the right.
From Philadelphia: Follow the PA Turnpike West to Exit 21 and take Route 222 South toward Lancaster. See directions from Reading and Northeast below.
From Reading and Northeast: Take Route 222 South toward Lancaster then head West on Route 30. Just after getting on Route 30, take the Lititz Pike Exit. Turn left onto Lititz Pike (Route 501 South) toward Lancaster. Turn right onto Liberty, then left on Duke Street through the City. See directions from Lancaster above.
From Lebanon and North: Follow Route 72 South toward Lancaster. Pass entrance for Route 30, entrance to Park City Center, and entrance for Route 283. Turn right onto the Prince Street Bridge. Turn left onto James Street, then right onto Duke Street. See directions from Lancaster above.